IndiGo announces direct flights from Mumbai to Ayodhya

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Major low-cost carrier IndiGo has announced a new direct service between Mumbai and Ayodhya, set to commence operations on January 15, 2024.

This development follows closely on the heels of the inauguration of the Maryada Purushottam Shri Ram International Airport in Ayodhya and IndiGo’s commencement of operations from Delhi on December 30, 2023.

The airline is poised to further extend its network, connecting Delhi, Ahmedabad, and now Mumbai to Ayodhya, creating a web of convenience for regional travelers.

Bridging Mumbai and Ayodhya

IndiGo’s daily flights between Mumbai and Ayodhya aim to redefine the travel experience, offering passengers direct accessibility and cutting down travel time.

This strategic expansion aligns with the airline’s dedication to facilitating seamless regional connections and fostering accessibility, travel, and commerce in the Ayodhya region.


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Delhi, Ahmedabad, and Now Mumbai

The recent announcement builds upon IndiGo’s earlier commitments, with flights from Delhi starting on January 06, 2024, and Ahmedabad joining the network on January 11, 2024.

This multi-city connectivity not only strengthens IndiGo’s presence but also underscores its role in contributing to the economic growth of the region.

IndiGo’s Head of Global Sales

Mr. Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales at IndiGo, expressed his enthusiasm about the expanded connectivity.

He stated, “We are pleased to announce direct connectivity between Ayodhya & Mumbai, in addition to Delhi and Ahmedabad.”

“These new routes will significantly promote travel, tourism, and trade in the region, contributing to economic growth and providing tourists direct access to Ayodhya, through the 6E network across India as well as overseas.”

Highlighting IndiGo’s commitment to providing affordable, on-time, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences, Mr. Malhotra emphasized the airline’s position as India’s leading carrier.

The comprehensive network across the country, including these newly added routes, is poised to offer travelers unparalleled convenience and choices.

Ayodhya: Heritage and Spirituality

Ayodhya, with its profound historical and cultural significance, stands as a testament to India’s rich heritage.

Serving as the sacred birthplace of Lord Rama, the city is steeped in religious devotion and attracts pilgrims and tourists from across the globe.

Its ancient temples, ghats, and sacred sites narrate a tale of spirituality and history, providing visitors with an immersive cultural experience.

Ram Mandir: A Landmark in the Making

Among Ayodhya’s iconic landmarks, the upcoming Ram Mandir holds a prominent place. This much-anticipated structure adds another layer to Ayodhya’s allure, symbolizing a blend of tradition and modernity.

Its completion is expected to further elevate Ayodhya’s status as a cultural and religious hub.

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